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Laura Friedman (USA CA)

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Laura Friedman (USA CA)
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First Name: Laura
Last Name: Friedman
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Gender: Female
Start Edit Date: 2017/01/25
End Edit Date: 2017/02/09
Office: CA State Assemblymember
State: California
Assembly District: 43
Party: Democratic
Official Gov Site: https://a43.asmdc.org
Additional Site: http://www.votelaurafriedman.com/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura_Friedman
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laura.friedman.547
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurafriedman43
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Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

Laura Friedman emphasizes being an "environmental champion" in her campaign site, stating that she is "uncompromising in her commitment to halting climate change through mandating increased utilization and development of clean energy, and sustainable methods of transportation of people and goods," (1).

1. Environment - Vote Laura Friedman http://www.votelaurafriedman.com/environment Accessed 25 January 2017.

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

No statements found.

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

Laura Friedman retweeted a WaPo article on Trump’s potential damage to the climate. https://twitter.com/CapitolAlert/status/814002736073179136. Other recent retweets show similar theme: New York Times article on states and cities taking the lead on climate action (https://twitter.com/mattspete/status/813517190137688064); Sacramento Bee story on Trump’s environmental impact on California (https://twitter.com/ryrivard/status/810554139214159873).

Automatically Generated Legislative Actions

AB 151 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: scoping plan: report.

  • Laura voted yea (in favor of Do pass.).

AB 378 Greenhouse gases, criteria air pollutants, and toxic air contaminants.

Laura was coauthor of AB 378.

AB 618 Local Agency Public Construction Act: job order contracting: school districts: community college districts.

  • Laura voted yea (in favor of Do pass.).
  • Laura voted yea (in favor of AB 618 LOW Assembly Third Reading).

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

From Laura Friedman's campaign website: “Laura Friedman is uncompromising in her commitment to halting climate change through mandating increased utilization and development of clean energy, and sustainable methods of transportation of people and goods. [...] Pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, as well as public transportation, must be a priority. Enacting stronger vehicle emissions standards is one of the keys to reducing greenhouse gasses.” http://www.votelaurafriedman.com/environment Accessed January 25, 2017

Automatically captured tweets

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Other relevant and significant information.

As Laura Friedman is new to the assembly, she does not yet have a voting record on climate change related legislation. On Twitter, she regularly retweeted pro-climate articles, including a Washington Post article on Trump’s potential damage to the climate a New York Times article on states and cities taking the lead on climate action and a Sacramento Bee story on Trump’s environmental impact on California. .@laurafriedman43 Twitter Profile. https://twitter.com/laurafriedman43